Author Jerry L. Old, MD’s newly released “Jesus Christ M.D.~The Awesome Power of Blending Medicine and Religion for Healing” presents stories about spiritual healing.

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“Jesus Christ M.D.~The Awesome Power of Blending Medicine and Religion for Healing” from Christian Faith Publishing author Jerry L. Old, MD is a collection of stories about people healed by their spiritual beliefs. This book dares to explore very personal aspects of human life that very little has been written about: the private spiritual beliefs that people share with their doctors, spiritual advisers, and families when they are ill, injured, or frightened.

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“Jesus Christ M.D.~The Awesome Power of Blending Medicine and Religion for Healing”: a collection of mystifying and chilling stories about people who used their spiritual beliefs to heal. “Jesus Christ M.D.~The Awesome Power of Blending Medicine and Religion for Healing” is the creation of published author, Jerry L. Old, MD. Jerry L. Old, MD has been a board-certified family physician in rural private practice, a hospice medical director, an associate professor of geriatrics and palliative medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, author, national speaker, and an ordained lay minister. He noticed early in his medical career that healing in humans involves much more than just science and technology. Humans have a spiritual side that must be addressed. As a result, he has taught scores of medical students and others the importance of spirituality in healing. His ability to make complex subjects simple has resulted in multiple teaching awards. Dr. Old and his wife Kristi enjoy country living in a beautiful part of Southern Kansas, where they love being outdoors and growing vegetables for the local Farmer’s Market. They have three grown children scattered across the globe and four grandchildren with more on the way. Previous books include “Vintage People—The Secrets of Successful Aging” and “A Practical Guide to Palliative Care.”

“Do ancient religious practices help in healing today? Is prayer of benefit? If so, what kind of prayers? What about ‘laying on of hands’ or ‘casting out demons?’” --Jerry L. Old, MD

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Jerry L. Old, MD’s new book shares true stories of how people have used their spiritual side to heal.

Over three-fourths of patients entering a hospital wish that their healthcare providers would consider their spiritual needs as part of their medical care. Most patients, along with their healthcare professionals, struggle to understand how to use the spiritual side of healing.

Modern healthcare is based on science, so healthcare providers tend to see religion as an impediment to healing. When religious and spiritual faith are combined with the science of modern medicine, however, healthcare providers and patients have the most powerful tools for healing the world will ever know.

View a synopsis of “Jesus Christ M.D.~The Awesome Power of Blending Medicine and Religion for Healing” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase“Jesus Christ M.D.~The Awesome Power of Blending Medicine and Religion for Healing” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Jesus Christ M.D.~The Awesome Power of Blending Medicine and Religion for Healing”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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